A 2-day ski tour of Helmos and the stunning beauty of Kalavrita!

A 2-day ski tour of Helmos and the stunning beauty of Kalavrita!


Welcome to Kalavrita, where you can experience an unforgettable two-day tour. From the amazing skiing resort to the renowned cogwheel, and the rich historical and natural attractions, Kalavryta stands out as one of the top winter destinations in the Peloponnese. In the midst of a snowy landscape, the quaint streets of Kalavryta and its neighboring villages teem with passionate skiers, drawn to experience one of Greece’s most beloved ski destinations.

In 1988, the establishment of the ski resort was a game-changer for Kalavryta’s tourism game, catapulting it to the top of the list for ski enthusiasts. But Kalavryta has something special to offer beyond just snow-covered slopes. Helmos, also known as the Aroania Mountains, boasts an enchanting landscape teeming with treasures waiting to be explored all year round. With an array of activities and scenic routes through lush nature, fascinating caves, majestic gorges, and serene lakes, alongside historic monasteries, this hidden gem in the Peloponnese beckons travelers to experience its irresistible allure.

Highlights of  a 2-day ski tour of Helmos and the stunning beauty of Kalavrita!
  • Professional English speaking tour driver
  • Helmos snow ski resort
  • Kalavrita spectacular geomorphology and rich biodiversity place
  • Magestic Kalavrita village called “Mykonos of yhe winter”


Day 1: Athens – Kalavrita – Helmos ski center – Kalavrita

As we set off towards the Peloponnese peninsula from Athens on our first day, we found ourselves immersed in the stunning beauty of nature along the way. Our ultimate destination was none other than the renowned snow ski resort of Helmos in Kalavrita. As we indulged in thrilling ski activities on the imposing Mt. Helmós, the watchful Nymphs were witness to our exhilarating adventure. At 2,340m above sea level, Mt. Helmós boasts the top ski resort in Peloponnese.

Its fiery alpine setting is truly awe-inspiring and draws skiers from all over Greece. With its close proximity to Athens and top-notch facilities, this is a must-visit destination for any ski enthusiast. And for those seeking a challenge, the notorious black and red runs of Styga on Mt. Helmós are sure to test even the most seasoned skiers.

Experience the ultimate winter adventure at Kalavryta ski resort, which offers an impressive 20km of ski runs. With options for all skill levels, including 2 difficult, 2 intermediate, 6 easy, and 2 very easy, there’s something for everyone. Plus, you’ll have access to 2 chair lifts and 5 ski lifts, as well as specially designed areas for snowboarding and extreme sports.

A 2-day ski tour of Helmos and the stunning beauty of Kalavrita!
A 2-day ski tour of Helmos and the stunning beauty of Kalavrita!


The resort also features a special moguls ski run and a snowboard park, ensuring non-stop fun. While at Helmós mountain, take advantage of the coffee shops, snack bars, and restaurants, as well as convenient ski rental facilities and a well-equipped ski school. Safety is a top priority with a First Aid Station on site.

After an exhilarating day of skiing, experience the vibrant atmosphere of cosmopolitan Kalavrita. Immerse yourself in its charming traditional architecture, try out the delightful taverns, browse through unique shops offering local products, and choose from a multitude of accommodation options. Spend the night in Kalavrita and fully indulge in all it has to offer.

Day 2: Kalavrita – Athens

Start your day with a mouth-watering breakfast and savor a relaxed morning before embarking on an adventure through the delightful town of Kalavrita. Come along with us on a delicious expedition to this captivating destination, situated just a short distance from Athens. Discover the irresistible allure that draws countless visitors each year (from early November to late April) to bask in the snowy wonderland of Kalavrita.


After a previus day of skiing, it’s time to unwind and indulge in all the exciting activities Kalavrita has to offer. Take in the beautiful green paths that wind along the Vouraikós gorge, or embark on a cellar tour of the Achaia vineyards, where you can savor rich and complex wines, alongside classic favorites.

For a peaceful and enchanting experience, wander through the magical pine forest of Strofilia. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Greece by visiting the legendary Monastery of Agia Lavra or explore the captivating galleries of the Cave of the Lakes, also known as the “Palace of the Nymphs.”

Kalavrita; Kalavrita is a bustling and thrilling destination, making it the perfect place to visit. As one of the top winter hotspots in the Peloponnese region, Kalavryta town welcomes you with open arms. Nestled at the base of majestic Mt. Chelmos, this town is a must-see during the colder months, thanks to its renowned ski centre.

As you explore this enchanting location, you’ll be surrounded by quaint stone houses, quaint squares, charming alleyways, and idyllic cafes and tavernas shaded by beautiful plane trees. It’s the ultimate destination for nature lovers and romantics alike.

Kalavryta is a well-known destination for its renowned Odontotos railway service, which has been operating since 1896. The 22km long route between Kalavryta and Diakopto is a must-visit, offering passengers a stunning journey through the picturesque Vouraikos Gorge. The train itself is in perfect harmony with the natural surroundings, making it one of the area’s top attractions. The voyage culminates at the breathtaking shores of the Corinthian Gulf.

As we make our way back to Athens, savor the unforgettable adventures that we have carefully selected for you throughout the afternoon..


  • 1 nights hotel accommodation
  • All transfers as mentioned
  • A professional English speaking tour driver
  • Daily breakfast
  • 24-hour assistance phone number
  • Toll fee
  • Liability insurance
  • International flights
  • Entrance fees during sightseeing
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Tour Type

  • Vacation / Holiday package


  • Sightseeing sailing (for packages including islands)
  • All ferry tickets are calculated on economy class, without cabin.
  • Hotels, pickup and drop off (selected hotels only)
  • Round trip shared transfers (Port – Hotel – Port) on each Island are included.
  • An English speaking tour driver, with good knowledge of Greek history and culture (for private tours)
  • Road tolls, All taxes, and handling charges

Excluded from the tour

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Drinks and Beverage

Booking and Payment Terms:

  • A non-refundable deposit of 30% of the program price (minimum €150.00) is due immediately upon booking to secure your reservation.
  • The remaining balance must be paid in full 90 days prior to the departure date.

Cancellation Policy

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Important Considerations:

  • Tour quotes exclude airfare to/from the trip start point unless explicitly stated on the itinerary.
  • Any cost increases due to currency exchange rates, government fees, taxes, surcharges, or hotel/lodge tariff hikes between the quote date and start date will be the client’s responsibility.
  • Hotel availability cannot be guaranteed until the booking is confirmed. While we make every effort to secure accommodations as per the itinerary, during peak seasons or for bookings made within 90 days of the tour date, substitutions may be necessary.
  • Payment of the program price constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions outlined in our “Terms & Conditions” section. We recommend carefully reviewing these terms and conditions to ensure a seamless and well-informed travel experience.
  • Please note that living standards and practices at the destination may differ from those in your home country regarding utilities, services, and accommodation provisions.

Additional info

  • Dress: When visiting religious sites, shoulders and knees must be covered out of respect for the cultural norms
  • Departure Time: Departure as per our program
  • Return details: Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 – 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation
  • The order of visiting the islands can be changed according to the traffic and weather conditions.
  • Upon booking, an electronic voucher will be emailed to you containing our contact information, tour details, and all necessary instructions. This voucher serves as your ticket and proof of purchase. Please present a printed or digital copy of the voucher on the day of your tour to redeem your activity.

Special Notes

  • The boat schedules provided in our Greek island packages are flexible and can be adjusted to accommodate clients’ preferences. The times mentioned serve primarily as a reference for the most convenient boat schedule.
  • Accommodation on the islands is subject to availability and may vary based on the booking period and occupancy levels.
  • For added convenience, any portion of the trip involving ferry transportation can be substituted with air travel, subject to availability and at an additional cost.
  • To ensure conciseness, our package descriptions include only the offered services and occasionally a few suggestions. For comprehensive information about each suggested destination, please refer to our detailed destination guides.
  • We aim to provide a seamless and personalized experience, tailored to your individual needs and preferences. Our knowledgeable travel consultants are available to assist you with any specific inquiries or customization requests.
  • By offering flexibility, transparency, and personalized service, we strive to create unforgettable island adventures that exceed your expectations.

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen.

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Experience the thrill of a lifetime with our exclusive full-day ski tour departing from Athens. This unforgettable adventure lasts 10 hours and takes you deep into a majestic winter wonderland. Secure your spot now and get a personalized quote. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Ask today for a free quote!

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